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Chad Bryant


Mr. Bryant is Vice President of the Sea, Space and Air Division at ATI where he oversees the management of three Other Transaction (OT) consortia and a DARPA-funded consortium established for satellite standards development. Mr. Bryant previously led the stand-up of the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium and the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC), and served as Program Manager for both consortia, as well as Executive Director for the IWRP Consortium.  Under Mr. Bryant’s leadership, these OT consortia develop cutting-edge technologies that advance warfighter capabilities and enhance national security.

In a previous role at ATI, Mr. Bryant served as the Technical Director for the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), a Navy-sponsored collaboration of leading U.S. shipyards working together to reduce the cost of building, operating, and repairing Navy ships. The NSRP program leverages government/industry cooperation to focus national shipbuilding and ship repair R&D funding on improving productivity and quality through advanced technology and processes. In addition to providing direct support to the NSRP Executive Director, Mr. Bryant managed and provided oversight to a program staff to ensure program results were responsive to the policies and direction provided by the NSRP Executive Control Board.

Prior to joining ATI, Mr. Bryant served over 23 years as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy in a variety of leadership and management positions both afloat and ashore. His diverse assignments included multiple surface combatant platforms, numerous overseas deployments in support of national objectives, two university faculty assignments, and command of a U.S. Naval Consolidated Brig.

Mr. Bryant was awarded a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Business Administration from Jacksonville University, and Master of Arts in National Policy and Strategic Studies (with Highest Distinction) from the U.S. Naval War College. He is a member and past president of the Surface Navy Association, Charleston Chapter.